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French Police Charge Brussels Bombing Suspect Mohamed Abrini Over Paris Terror Attacks

French Police Charge Brussels Bombing Suspect Mohamed Abrini Over Paris Terror Attacks

Mohamed Abrini has been formally charged with his alleged involvement in the 2015 Paris terror attacks that killed 130 people. His lawyers criticized the French court case as Abrini is already facing charges Belgium. Mohamed Abrini was detained in Brussels in April last year over his suspected involvement in the 22 March attacks and the Paris killings, which the Islamic ... Read More »

Malala Yousafzai condemns Trump’s executive order on refugees

Malala Yousafzai condemns Trump's executive order on refugees

Malala Yousafzai, the youngest Pakistani Nobel Peace laureate, criticized the US President Donald Trump’s executive order suspending refugee arrival and entry from seven Muslim countries. “I am heartbroken that today President Trump is closing the door on children, mothers and fathers fleeing violence and war,” the Nobel Prize winner said in a statement posted to Facebook. “I am heartbroken that ... Read More »

Lindsey Graham: Trump proposal on Mexican imports ‘mucho sad’

Lindsey Graham: Trump proposal on Mexican imports 'mucho sad'

Lindsey Graham Thursday blasted as “mucho sad” President Donald Trump’s consideration of a 20 percent tax on products coming into the United States from Mexico to pay for a wall he authorized Wednesday to end illegal immigration. The South Carolina Republican issued his social media response to comments Thursday by White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer than President Trump is ... Read More »

Barron Trump Bullied: White House asks press to respect Trump children’s privacy

Barron Trump Bullied: White House asks press to respect Trump children's privacy

The White House on Tuesday effectively proclaimed that Barron Trump, President Donald Trump’s 10-year-old son, is off limits. On Tuesday, January 24, the White House issued a statement asking people to stop bullying the 10-year-old and let him “grow up outside of the political spotlight.” “It is a longstanding tradition that the children of Presidents are afforded the opportunity to ... Read More »

Kuwait Executes 7 Prisoners; Including A Royal Family Member

Kuwait Executes 7 Prisoners, Including A Royal Family Member

Kuwait executed 7 prisoners on Wednesday, including a prince of the royal family and five foreigners, media reports said. The hangings on Wednesday were the first executions in the oil-rich Gulf state since mid-2013. Those executed included two Kuwaitis, two Egyptians, a Bangladeshi, a Filipina and an Ethiopian. They were convicted of offences ranging from murder, attempted murder, kidnapping and ... Read More »

Johann Ofner: Actor killed while filming an Australian music video

Johann Ofner: Actor killed while filming an Australian music video

An actor has been shot and killed while filming a scene for an Australian band’s music video which involved “several firearms.” Johann Ofner, 28, of the Gold Coast, died after he was shot in the chest while filming a scene for Australian hip-hop group Bliss N Eso’s music video. According to the Courier Mail, Ofner was shot with a double-barreled ... Read More »

Verona Bus Crash leaves more than a dozen dead

Verona Bus Crash leaves more than a dozen dead

At least 16 people have been killed in a bus crash in Italy’s Verona on Friday (20 January) night. Thirty-nine others survived the crash near Verona just before midnight on Friday. The bus, which was carrying Hungarian students returning home from France, veered off the road and crashed into barriers before being engulfed in flames. Read More »

Cahills Crossing crocodile killed a man, police say

Cahills Crossing crocodile killed a man, police say

A man was killed by a 3.5-metre crocodile while wading across the notorious Cahills Crossing in the Northern Australian wilderness. The 47-year-old Gunbalanya local’s body was found on Thursday night at Cahills Crossing Cahill’s Crossing is not a footbridge, and at the time of the attack a recommendation on the NT Government’s road report website said only high-clearance four-wheel drive ... Read More »

Giant red skittles spill onto Wisconsin highway (Photo)

Giant red skittles spill onto Wisconsin highway (Photo)

Hundreds of thousands of red Skittles spilled across a Wisconsin highway Tuesday night, the local sheriff’s office said on its Facebook page. “There’s no little ‘S’ on them, but you can definitely smell, it’s a distinct Skittles smell,” Dodge County Sheriff Dale Schmidt told WISN. It turns out that the Skittles were being transported in the back of a flatbed ... Read More »

Summer Zervos: Ex-‘Apprentice’ contestant sues Trump for defamation

Summer Zervos: Ex-'Apprentice' contestant sues Trump for defamation

Summer Zervos, a former contestant on Donald Trump‘s The Apprentice, announced on Tuesday that she is suing him for defamation – just four days before his inauguration as President. Summer Zervos is represented by lawyer Gloria Allred, who spoke alongside her during a press conference in Los Angeles on Tuesday. Zervos, a former contestant on the television program The Apprentice, ... Read More »